Twitter users had some knockout reactions after President shared an edited photo of himself as the fictional boxer on Wednesday.
Stallone played Balboa in the “Rocky” franchise. The image stemmed from a promo poster for the third installment of the series, released in 1982.
It’s unclear who created the image and Trump did not caption the snap. Stallone has not responded to the image.
Jon Sopel, the BBC’s North America editor, compared Trump’s pre-Thanksgiving post with shared by the Obamas:
“It’s fun to pretend,” “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill captioned his mocking tweet:
Other tweeters dinged Trump over his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Some also imagined Trump in the ring with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)